Euphoria (2019– )
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Pilot 

Rue returns home from rehab and meets Jules; Nate and Maddy attempt to make each other jealous; Kat is pressured to lose something.

Director:

Augustine Frizzell

Writers:

Sam Levinson (teleplay by), Sam Levinson (created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Zendaya ... Rue Bennett
Maude Apatow ... Lexi Howard
Angus Cloud ... Fezco
Eric Dane ... Cal Jacobs
Alexa Demie ... Maddy Perez
Jacob Elordi ... Nate Jacobs
Barbie Ferreira ... Kat Hernandez
Nika King ... Leslie Bennett
Storm Reid ... Gia Bennett
Hunter Schafer ... Jules Vaughn
Algee Smith ... Chris McKay
Sydney Sweeney ... Cassie Howard
Alanna Ubach ... Suze
Lukas Gage ... Tyler
John Ales ... David Vaughn
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Storyline

Teenager Rue Bennett returns home from rehab after having overdosed, and immediately buys more drugs from her friend Fezco. Jules is a new girl in town taking summer school. Her classmate Kat invites her to a party hosted by a popular college football player, Chris McKay. Jules initially declines, opting instead to meet up with an older man from a hookup app. Rue gets home late one night and her mother forces her to take a drug test. In order to pass it, Rue acquires clean urine by asking her childhood friend Lexi for some of hers. McKay and his friend Nate talk about their classmate Cassie's sexual past and it is discovered that Cassie and McKay are dating. The man Jules meets is revealed to be Nate's father. She lies about her age and the two have sex; afterwards she makes her way to the party. At the party, Maddy, who recently broke up with Nate, has sex with Tyler in order to make Nate jealous. Jules almost attacks Nate after he continually harasses her. Upon leaving, she runs ... Written by Aaron Kyle

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In the episode, Zendaya (then 22) portrays a 17-18 year old, while Hunter Schafer (then 19) plays a character that claims to be 22 years old. See more »

Goofs

When Jules is at the motel to meet up with 'DominantDaddy' the location on her phone says '11.6 mi away' when she in reality it would have been closer to 500 ft away because they were both at the motel. See more »

Quotes

Cal Jacobs: [to Jules] I'm envious of your generation, you know. You guys don't care as much about the rules
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Connections

References Sailor Moon (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Billy Boy
Written by Edy Edouard, Shahzore Khan
Performed by $Not
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rewatching for s2
9 February 2020 | by AgustinCesarattiSee all my reviews

I kinda love this show, like no other teenage drama out there, and the performances are so fresh and amazing. The pilot is depressing and interesting and so unique.

and the soundtrack omfg the songs are incredible.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 June 2019 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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